Technical Publicatons

DESIGN GUIDE FOR ANCHORED BRICK VENEER OVER STEEL STUDS--This report and design guide was sponsored by Western States Clay Products Association and written by KPFF Consulting Engineers.

The work was coordinated through the Brick Veneer Subcommittee of the Technical Committee of Western States Clay Products Association.

The material presented in this publication including technical and engineering data, figures, drawings and tables are for general information only. It should not, under any circumstances, be relied upon for specific application of Brick Veneer over Steel Studs system without independent evaluation by a licensed design professional familiar with its specific use and application.

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NOTES FOR THE SELECTION, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF REINFORCED HOLLOW CLAY MASONRY--Reinforced hollow clay masonry offers the building owner many advantages. These advantages are often overlooked by the structural engineer when selecting a structural system. Yet, reinforced hollow clay masonry has been successfully used for more than 40 years on many projects.

The structural engineer receives limited training in the design and construction of masonry. Many universities and colleges do not offer courses in masonry. Often the structural engineer's first exposure to masonry is when the architect or owner requests it to be used. When this happens, the engineer is faced with a requirement to quickly learn the subject.

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DESIGN GUIDE FOR STRUCTURAL BRICK VENEER--Structural brick veneer is an innovative system that describes hollow reinforced clay brick cladding. While the system is not new, design information has been a mystery, until now.

This publication describes the system in detail, explains design criteria for the materials and construction. Architects, engineers and contractors abreast of today's masonry veneer technology will find this book an indispensable reference tool.

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